Decision details

Grant of an easement to Cadent Gas enabling them to access and maintain underground gas pipes at the Oval Hereford

Decision Maker: Strategic Assets Delivery Director

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The land is currently a small section of public highway, the site of a former bus shelter which is being transferred to Connexus Housing to slightly enlarge their adjoining site and improve the layout of their proposed housing scheme.
The Council will be awarded full nomination rights in respect of the proposed housing providing a contribution to the County Plan 2020/24 objective of providing more affordable housing
Connexus have applied for a highways stopping up order which has been objected to by Cadent Gas who have gas pipes beneath the land and wish to protect their ability to access the pipes for repair and maintenance.
Cadent Gas have indicated that the grant of an easement protecting their rights to access their infrastructure will satisfy their objection and allow the housing development to progress

Contact: Sarah Jowett, Strategic Assets Delivery Director Email: Tel: 01432 383302.

Publication date: 21/03/2024

Date of decision: 15/03/2024

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